Alberto G Valencia Sr. 83, passed away on September 10, 2020 in San Angelo, Tx. Mr. Valencia was born December 8, 1936 in Mertzon, TX to Manuela and Aurelio Valencia. Alberto was a resident of Big Spring and Mertzon, TX He was a 1959 graduate of Irion County ISD. In 1959, Alberto enlisted into the US Army, where he served two years in Germany. He then married Erlinda Valencia on April 24, 1965 and together they had five children. During this time they resided in Big Spring, TX where he worked for the VA Hospital for 30 years as head cook. He loved to sit and work crossword puzzles while enjoying one or two drinks. He was a man of few words but would walk to the end of the world for one of his loved ones. He is preceded in death by his parents and five siblings.
Survivors include his wife, Erlinda Valencia, four sons, Alberto Valencia Jr. (Rosie Valles); Rick Valencia (Jamie Hubin); David Valencia (Sarah Valencia), Abel Valencia (Holly Woffenden); and one daughter Lucinda Martinez (Ryan). Other survivors include five siblings, eight grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Rosary will be recited on Monday, September 14, 2020 at Gutierrez Funeral Chapels/North at 7:00 pm. Funeral Mass will be on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 in Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Ozona, TX with interment following in the Lima Cemetery in Ozona, TX. Arrangements are under the care of Gutierrez Funeral Chapels/North.
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